Bethel University - Tennessee Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#8459 of 14,131 In the World
#2104 of 2,597 In North America
#2011 of 2,496 In the United States
#46 of 56 In Tennessee

Quick Review

Religion
Cumberland Presbyterian
Acceptance rate
76%
Average SAT
988
Average ACT
19
Avg. cost to attend
$15,612 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
3,457
Graduates
544
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.bethelu.edu

Bethel University - Tennessee Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 76% 76% 76%
Applicants 1,717 796 921
Admissions 1,307 607 700
Freshmen enrolled full time 452 244 208
Freshmen enrolled part time 24 6 18

41 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,711 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
55 or 12%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 880
or below

75% of them
had 1095
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Bethel University - Tennessee are 880-1095 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
349 or 73%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 21
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Bethel University - Tennessee are 16-21 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2168 (54%)
Black or African American 1189 (30%)
Two or more races 240 (6%)
Hispanic 153 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 107 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 58 (1%)
Asian 58 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 10 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$15,612/year
Average aid awarded
$15,732
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $14,708
$30-48K $14,779
$48-75K $17,690
$75-110K $18,108
$110K+ $17,860

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $15,750$11,382
Tuition in-state $15,750$11,382
Tuition out-of-state $15,750$11,382
Fee in-district $1,260
Fee in-state $1,260
Fee out-of-state $1,260

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 922
Combined charge for room and board $9,368
Room charge $5,814
Meal charge $3,554

Bethel University - Tennessee Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Organizational Leadership 220
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 15 153
Business & Commerce, General 35 119
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 52
Physician Assistant 49
Education, General 26
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 23
Business Administration and Management, General 22
General Studies 19
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management 18
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 16
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 13
Psychology, General 11
Accounting and Business & Management 9
Human Services, General 7
Athletic Training & Trainer 5
Customer Service Management 5
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
English Language and Literature, General 5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 3
History, General 3
Music Teacher Education 3
Music Technology 3
Christian Studies 2
Environmental Biology 2
Management Information Systems, General 2
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies 2
Art & Art Studies, General 1
Biology Teacher Education 1
Chemistry, General 1
Sociology, General 1
Grand Total 74 535 246
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 35% 29% 43%
  • Full-time retention rate - 61%
  • Part-time retention rate - 16%

Notable alumni

  1. Charley Moran

    Charley Moran
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1878-1949 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Charles Barthell Moran, nicknamed "Uncle Charley", was an American sportsman who gained renown as both a catcher and umpire in Major League Baseball and as a collegiate and professional American football coach.

  2. Finis J. Garrett

    Finis J. Garrett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1875-1956 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Finis James Garrett was a United States Representative from Tennessee and a Chief Judge of the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals.

  3. Otis Wingo

    Otis Wingo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1877-1930 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Otis Theodore Wingo was an American lawyer and politician who served as a U.S. representative from Arkansas's 4th congressional district from 1913 to 1930. He was the husband of his successor in office, Effiegene Wingo.

  4. William Ferguson Slemons

    William Ferguson Slemons
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1830-1918 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerslaveholderpolitician
    Biography

    William Ferguson Slemons was a U.S. Representative from Arkansas.

  5. Benjamin A. Enloe

    Benjamin A. Enloe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1848-1922 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Benjamin Augustine Enloe was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 8th congressional district of Tennessee.

General info

Alternative names Bethel
Founded 1842
Colors purple, gold
Academic Calendar August to April (August - December; January-April). Also summer session (June-July)
Total FTE staff 482
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 325 Cherry Ave
McKenzie, Tennessee, 38201
United States
City population 6,000
Phone 7313524000
Fax +1 (731) 352 4069

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